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It's their funeral
2007-03-21 09:43
by Bob Timmermann

From the bottom of this story in the San Francisco Chronicle:

Ortiz excels: Look for the Giants to announce any day that Russ Ortiz has won a rotation spot, a formality given how he has thrown. Ortiz not only became the first Giants starter to work into the fifth inning, he went six, allowing two solo home runs. One was a wind-aided cheapie by Nelson Cruz, the other a legitimate shot to center by Ian Kinsler.

Ortiz retired the first nine Rangers and struck out six. He has a 3.00 ERA in 18 innings. When the Giants do announce Ortiz is in the rotation, "I'll be the most excited guy on the team," he said, "even more excited than a young guy just because I went from high up to way down and have a team that believes in me."

Look for Russ to crank up the music loud in the Giants clubhouse on the day he starts and tell everybody that it's "Ortiz Time!"

2007-03-21 09:51:07
1.   bhsportsguy
Update on MLB Extra Innings.

2007-03-21 10:58:49
2.   deadteddy8
[The Giants fan thinks of ways to retaliate for the shame The Griddle continues to foist upon him]

Juan Pierre! Juan Pierre! Juan Pierre! Juan Pierre!
Where's Matt Kemp now?!
Luis Gonzalez! Juan Pierre! Juan Pierre! Juan Pierre!

2007-03-21 15:40:54
3.   Voxter
One wonders how it is that the Giants do not just cease to exist from sheer incompetence. I'm serious. I fully expect Brian Sabean simply to forget to be one of these days.

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